A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (mg/mb) was reported Monday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Shikotan in Russia. The temblor was reported at 02:51:17 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 117.52 km (73 miles). Global time of event 2014-12-21 04:51:17 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 146.9835 East, latitude 44.105 North, depth 117.52 km.
Close countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuzhno-Kuril’sk.
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